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Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2019 15:48 GMT

It's critical to choose the right partners when planning an event – ideally, whose business philosophy and corporate code align with your own.

​Good Migrations: 3 ways to be a more sustainable business traveler

​Good Migrations: 3 ways to be a more sustainable business traveler

Blog posts   •   Sep 13, 2019 09:27 GMT

As highlighted in our 2020 Global Travel Forecast, geopolitical and environmental issues have made predictions for travel trends volatile.

​CWT Solutions Group Expands Successful Outsourcing Offer

​CWT Solutions Group Expands Successful Outsourcing Offer

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 05:57 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, is expanding its travel services outsourcing offering, following the positive reception from its first 26 clients across a variety of industries.

CWT Meetings & Events Projects 8% Growth in 2020 Despite Gathering Headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events Projects 8% Growth in 2020 Despite Gathering Headwinds

Press releases   •   Sep 10, 2019 13:00 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, says the $840 billion industry is poised for an 8% growth in 2020 despite looming geopolitical and economic headwinds, according to its 2020 Future Trends Report, published today.

​Travelers Agree:  Healthy travel leads to growth

​Travelers Agree: Healthy travel leads to growth

Blog posts   •   Sep 10, 2019 09:47 GMT

By and large people feel that business travel is vital to achieving success for themselves and their company. As revealed in a recent Traveler Sentiment Index by GBTA and RoomIt, nearly 70% of respondents desire to travel more often.

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 06:00 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today announced the appointment of Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations. She will report to Derek Sharp, CWT Meetings & Events’ Senior Vice President and Managing Director, and will be based in Southlake, Texas.

CWT Meetings & Events Named to CMI 25 List for 10th Year in a Row
London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020, with London holding on to the coveted number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

Minneapolis, 04 September 2019: CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in North America in 2020, with New York claiming the number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:03 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Latin America in 2020, with Sao Paolo retaining the prized top spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:02 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Asia Pacific (APAC), with Shanghai holding on to the coveted number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

Fit for Work: Can you stay healthy on a business trip?

Fit for Work: Can you stay healthy on a business trip?

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2019 10:21 GMT

Conventional wisdom dictates that it’s inevitable to pick up unhealthy habits while traveling for work. But the consequences of sacrificing your standards at the alter of midnight room service are grave.

The Perfect Fit: Should you have a one-size-fits-all or tailormade travel policy?

The Perfect Fit: Should you have a one-size-fits-all or tailormade travel policy?

Blog posts   •   Aug 29, 2019 09:30 GMT

The first step in business travel management is to draft a travel policy. There is a lot to consider when arranging business travel, so it makes sense to have a robust corporate travel policy in place. But how is it supposed to be built? Using a one-size-fits-all approach or a tailor-made one taking into account the differences of your traveling population?

​CWT Names Andrew Gunnels Chief Procurement Officer
​Hotel Sourcing in 2020: What’s Really Changing?

​Hotel Sourcing in 2020: What’s Really Changing?

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2019 10:00 GMT

Sourcing was a hot topic at this year’s GBTA convention with education sessions. Some companies have made headlines recently by declaring traditional sourcing models dead, and news articles consistently boast about sourcing enhancements that may or may not be arriving in the near future.

CWT research reveals business travelers are more health-conscious during trips

CWT research reveals business travelers are more health-conscious during trips

Press releases   •   Aug 20, 2019 05:49 GMT

​Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that awareness of maintaining healthy eating habits is growing momentum amongst business travelers. Overall 38% of business travelers eat healthier while on the road. Asia Pacific travelers are the most likely to eat healthier when traveling for business (46%) compared to travelers in Americas (35%) and Europe (29%).

Perks of the Job - 7 ways to boost employee satisfaction

Perks of the Job - 7 ways to boost employee satisfaction

Blog posts   •   Aug 19, 2019 13:40 GMT

Just as business travel is changing, your employees are also changing. Millennials are about to become your biggest employee demographic, and Generation Z is growing into the workforce. Where Millennials prefer to use technology to communicate, favour seamless experiences, and look for workplaces that give them more travel choices – Gen Z are true digital natives.

CWT Appoints Kathleen King Vice President of Business Finance
The World of Travel: ​Making business travelers happier in each region

The World of Travel: ​Making business travelers happier in each region

Blog posts   •   Aug 15, 2019 11:50 GMT

RoomIt recently helped launch the GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™, which measures business traveler sentiment over the course of a year. There are many universal trends among business travelers from all regions, like high satisfaction with business travel (86%), and especially for the hotel-related components of travel.